articles listed below on what happened with the Microsoft and Nokia merger. Then prepare an essay discussing:
Explain the role of international joint-ventures in working globally.
Identify 3 cultural issues in this joint venture and how they affected the operations.
What went wrong with this merger?
What the current state of Nokia is?
What has happened to Nokia’s facilities and operations in Finland, the original Headquarters of Nokia?
After you have finished reading the case study and articles below please submit a 3 page double-spaced Word document plus a cover page and references page. Be sure to cite your references in APA format.
You may also do web searches / Herzing library research to help answer the questions above, but please feel to cite these in your references page:
Keizer, G. (2015, July 8). Microsoft writes off $7.6B, admits failure of nokia acquisition (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. [Website]
Ewing, A. & Viita, K. (2015, July 9). Curtain falls on nokia’s finnish home in boom-to-bust demise (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. [Website]
AFP Relax News. (2016, December 1). Nokia brand ready for smartphone comeback in 2017. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Website]
We create the technology to connect the world. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Nokia. Retrieved from: https://www.nokia.com/about-us/who-we-are/